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05/03/19

The Hess Collection has expanded its portfolio with the purchase of Iron Corral vineyard. The property includes 420 acres, with 186 acres planted primarily with Cabernet Sauvignon. The Hess Collection's holdings previously included 455 planted vineyard acres in Napa County. With the purchase, the company now owns 872 arable vineyard acres in the county. Public records indicate the land sold for $23.5 million

05/03/19

Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration officially pulled the plug Thursday on the twin Delta tunnels, fullfilling Newsom's pledge to downsize the project to a single pipe as he attempts to chart a new course for California's troubled water-delivery system

05/03/19

This trial explores the different positive characteristics provided by Brettanomyces yeast.

05/03/19

Due to increased interest from wineries to enter the fifth annual wine packaging design competition, the deadline for submissions has been extended until May 10, 2019.

05/03/19

The global wine barrel market is expected to project a fairly positive outlook over the forecast period, with emerging economies such as South Africa, China, Brazil, India, etc. registering comprehensive growth over the forecast period.

05/03/19

Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Napa Valley, CA), the founder and Co-Chair of the Congressional Wine Caucus, announced that Rep.

05/03/19

Criswell is responsible for the creation of the company's east coast and Midwest offices, as well as strategic planning and execution across Balzac's client base

05/03/19

Jeffrey Keene, formerly of Knights Bridge Winery, has joined Robert Mondavi Winery as Senior Winemaker.

05/03/19

More than 60 Walla Walla Valley wineries, guest winemakers from the world's leading wine regions and esteemed speakers will headline the 7th annual Celebrate Walla Walla Valley Wine - The World of Cabernet Sauvignon, to be held at various locations throughout the Walla Walla Valley June 13-15, 2019.

05/03/19

The El Dorado Wine Grape Growers Association is pleased to announce Justin J. Guadagnolo PCA, CCA, QAL of Mid Valley Ag Services, Inc. as the special guest speaker at the May 15, 2019 grape grower meeting held from 6:00-8:00pm at the Placerville Veteran's Hall located at 130 Placerville Dr., Placerville. There is no charge to attend

05/03/19

Marking 30 years since the designation of the American Viticultural Area (AVA) in 1989, the Stags Leap District Winegrowers welcomed guests for its annual Vineyard to Vintner weekend on April 26-28. Library selections, decadent meals, in-depth education and vintner access were the highlights as wine enthusiasts explored the region with the winemakers and principals who craft the wines from vineyard to bottle.

05/03/19

The City Harvest gala and Casa de Loco winery both went off with a bang. Plus, new wine barrel-race record set in Swiss Grand Cru village, and Reims court slams gold-flaked sham Champagne

05/03/19

VIPRA, the newest wine to hit the scene has officially launched.

05/03/19

Gambero Rosso will bring its international tour to four U.S. cities, including first-time events in both San Diego and Atlanta.

05/03/19

Constellation Brands, Inc. acquired a majority stake in Nelson's Green Brier™ Distillery, marking Constellation's first ventures investment to be fully integrated into the business.

05/03/19

Blending boldness and simplicity, France's Alsace wine region has revealed its new global identity with a striking "VA" logo, an abbreviation of Vins Alsace. Known as Wines of Alsace in the USA, the region's new identity was commissioned by the Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d'Alsace (CIVA), the trade body responsible for the regulation, protection and promotion of the region's vineyards, growers, producers and wines.

05/03/19

Wine on the Roof is being held on May 16, 2019 on top of the Macy's parking structure at Westfield Valencia Town Center.

05/03/19

The region is gaining recognition as one of California's best sources of Bordeaux-style wine.

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05/03/19

'National Prosecco Week' will return for its second year from June 3-9, 2019.

05/03/19

Centrisys/CNP, Kenosha, Wisconsin announced that it has been recognized by Frost & Sullivan with its 2019 North American Product Leadership Award for its PONDUS thermal hydrolysis process (THP).

05/03/19

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery will be opening the doors to the brand-new Distilled Spirits Room.

05/03/19

Join us at sunset, Sunday, May 19 for a magical evening enjoying film, wine, pizza-all things Italia.

05/03/19

Carefully designed features, outlined in the 255-page San Francisco Bay Shoreline Adaptation Atlas, would in many cases replace or bury seawalls, rip rap, culverts and other crude fortifications that experts say won't hold up as the climate warms and water rises.

05/03/19

The Migliavacca Wine Company is no longer merely part in Napa Valley's history. It has been officially revived by Katie Migliavacca and her business partner, winemaker Vincent Traverso

05/03/19

Carbon dioxide could be captured and turned into fuel, combating climate change and keeping you cool.

05/03/19

These days it isn't uncommon to find "Help Wanted" signs in storefronts throughout Napa Valley. The low unemployment rate of 3.5 percent in March has employers scrambling to hire people for the busy summer season.

05/03/19

The director and star of the new Napa-set Netflix film talks SNL soirees, wine-tasting improv and the real-life wine-country adventure that inspired her story

05/03/19

Warrenmang Vineyard and Resort in the state of Victoria has suffered a major fire that has destroyed its restaurant, just months after it re-opened following a period of renovation work.

05/03/19

Understanding enzyme use in winemaking can shed light on the nature of grapes and wine development

05/03/19

If you can add something to make a wine smell or taste better, why wouldn't you?

05/03/19

Burgundy is home to Marion Demossier, anthropologist and social researcher. This study took 25 years of ethnographic encounter with wine growers in the Côte d'Or. And so has been created a work that is a compelling narrative of a scholar deeply absorbed in her subject-

05/03/19

US retailers have yet to adopt private label in the high-quality way of their European peers. But, as Jeff Siegel reports, that may be about to change

05/03/19

"The new way of communicating about wine is open to abuse. With "influencers" keen to monetise their followers, can we trust their opinions? Or even accounts?"

05/03/19

Created for warm weather grilling season, this low tannin wine is a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Corvina grapes from Verona, Italy. Soft and velvety on the palate, notes of cherry jam, red currants, raspberries, and dark plums are present on the nose and palate. Light oak is also present from spending four months in barrels.

05/03/19

Winesellers, Ltd., named three of its current directors to the title of Vice President.